Philip Wiese is the new signing
Cooke Aquaculture Inc. has appointed Philip Wiese as Managing Director of East Coast Aquaculture Operations. Wiese’s most recent role was as Chief Executive Officer at Huon Aquaculture Group Limited.
The company has informed through a press release that the new signing brings significant aquaculture expertise. Wiese has almost 15 years of experience in financial management, information technology, human resources and operations.
Also, he was the director of the Tasmania Salmon Growers Association. He led collaboration across the Tasmanian salmon industry and managed the Tasmanian salmon brand globally.
Besides, Cooke explained that the role of Managing Director of East Coast Aquaculture Operations has been created to “augment North American leadership and provide additional structure, ensuring the company’s long-term success while maintaining an employee-centric culture”.
Finally, Wiese will report to Glenn Cooke, Chief Executive Officer, and oversees all operations of Cooke Aquaculture’s Atlantic Canadian organization by fostering the alignment of people and resources.
Further, achieving operational excellence and sustainability by driving efficiency, financial performance and profitability, employee engagement, and stakeholder relations.
About Cooke Aquaculture Inc.
In 1985, the Cooke family established Kelly Cove Salmon. What started as a humble family aquaculture company with a single marine site has grown into a global seafood leader with fully-integrated facilities, product lines, and distribution networks.
In recent years, they have embarked on an aggressive plan for growth, including acquisitions and an ongoing strategic search for development opportunities. With recent acquisitions of the Wanchese Fish Company, Icicle Seafoods, Cooke Uruguay, and Omega Protein, they have further diversified the product offering and expanded seafood assets into the wild fishery.